|Early Stage Researcher (Biomedical MRI)|
The University of Eastern Finland, UEF, is one of the largest multidisciplinary universities in Finland. We offer education in nearly one hundred major subjects, and are home to approximately 15,500 students and 2,700 members of staff. We operate in Joensuu and Kuopio. In international rankings, we are ranked among the leading universities in the world.
The Faculty of Health Sciences operates at the Kuopio Campus of the University of Eastern Finland. The Faculty offers education in medicine, dentistry, nutrition and pharmacy, as well as in some other central fields of the health care sector. The Faculty is research-intensive, and its internationally recognised research activities are closely linked to the strategic research areas of the University. There are approximately 2 500 degree students and about 450 PhD students in the Faculty. The faculty has 680 staff members. http://www.uef.fi/en/ttdk/etusivu
The researher will work in a group led by Research Director Mikko Kettunen. The group focuses on developing new metabolic MRI techniques using hyperpolarised markers, and the project forms a part of the researcher’s PhD thesis.
The person to be appointed to the position is required to hold a higher university degree in suitable field (including but not limited to biochemistry, physics, engineering). Previous experience in animal experiments or MR research is preferable but not essential. Good knowledge of written and spoken English is required.
The position is filled for a fixed-term period of one year from 1.9.2020 to 31.8.2021. The starting date of the position can be agreed, but the selected person must start at latest on 1.11.2020. The position is filled for a fixed-term due to it pertaining to a specific project.
In addition to CV and the publication list, the applicant should include a motivation letter and the names of up to three references.
The salary of the position is determined in accordance with the salary system of Finnish universities and is based on levels 2 - 4 of the job requirement level chart for teaching and research staff (€2,055.66 - 2,563.09/month). In addition to the job requirement component, the salary includes a personal performance component, which may be a maximum of 50 % of the job requirement component.
The application needs to be submitted no later than 16.8.2020 (by 24.00 hours Finnish time) by using the electronic application form.